ESOL

English Entry Level 2

Component 1: Speaking and Listening

Non-examination assessment 20% of the qualification – 20 marks

English Entry Level 3

Component 1: Speaking and Listening

Non-examination assessment 10% of the qualification – 10 marks

Internally assessed and externally moderated.

  • Students complete one task.
  • The task is chosen by the teacher. Teachers can use a task given by Pearson or adapt a task or create their own task suitable for their students.
  • 10 marks, 10%. AO7, AO8 and AO9 are assessed.
  • Suggested timings for task: 4–6 minutes.

Component 2: Writing

Non-examination assessment 40% of the qualification – 40 marks

Internally assessed and externally moderated.

  • Tasks are chosen by the teacher. Teachers can use the tasks given by Pearson, adapt these tasks or create their own tasks suitable for their students.
  • Students complete two tasks:
    • one transactional piece of writing and
    • one creative piece of writing.
  • Each task is worth 20% and 20 marks.
  • AO5, AO6 are assessed.
  • Suggested timings per task: 40 minutes.

Component 3: Reading

Non-examination assessment 50% of the qualification – 50 marks

Internally assessed and externally moderated.

  • Tests are provided by Pearson
  • Tests are themed and teachers can choose which tests to give students.
  • Students take two tests: o non-fiction, 25% and 25 marks o fiction, 25% and 25 marks.
  • AO1, AO2 and AO4 are assessed in both tests. AO3 is also assessed in the non-fiction test.
  • Suggested timings per test: 45 minutes.

 

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